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[perl #125221] [PATCH] Use "UTF-8" consistently in perldelta

Tony Cook via RT
May 25, 2015 04:57
[perl #125221] [PATCH] Use "UTF-8" consistently in perldelta
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On Wed May 20 22:39:33 2015, demerphq wrote:
> I think this is really going too far, and goes against *years* of
> practice in the Perl community. This is the age old argument about
> whether strings are arrays of Unicode Codepoints, or are they packed
> arrays of integers which happen to us the same encoding rules as that
> of UTF-8. I don't think we will ever settle that argument. And I don't
> think you can throw away a decade or more of this distinction just
> like that.
> In short, as long as we allow UTF-8 forbidden codepoints (eg,
> surrogate pairs and codepoints higher than Unicode allows) in our
> strings then I don't think we should call it UTF-8.

How about the attached?

These only touch the sentences modified by the original patch that
you didn't agree with and makes no attempt to correct other uses of

no attempt to update other 

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